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strawberry and basil breakfast delight


Strawberries are my all-time favorite, especially for breakfast! This is a simple dish that’s ready in just a few minutes. Its sweet and creamy and is great go to for any day of the week.

Yield: 2 servings

Vegan Note: Use a tofu based dairy-free cream cheese

Ingredients:

2 English muffins, bagels, or sliced bread

4 oz. plain cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup fresh strawberries,plus 1 whole

6 fresh basil leaves

Preparation:

Toast the muffins, bagels, or bread.

In a medium bowl mix up the cream cheese until softened.

Stack the basil leaves on top of each other, and roll them up. Slice thinly to make a chiffonade cut. Then mix into the cream cheese.

Wash and remove the tops from the strawberries. Take the ½ cup of strawberries and cut into a small dice. Mix well into the softened cream cheese.

Spread the cream cheese mixture over the bread, and garnish by cutting one strawberry into this slices, and layer on top of the cream cheese. 

Happy cooking!

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